Gurnee Park District to host final summer concerts

American English to take stage at 7 p.m. Aug 18; Wendy & DB to perform children’s concert Aug. 23

Beatles tribune band American English will perform Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.

GURNEE – Don’t miss out on free concerts in Viking Park, 4374 Old Grand Ave.

On Aug. 18, American English will take the stage at 7 p.m.

On Aug. 23, Wendy & DB will close out the children’s concert series from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

The annual Sounds of Summer concert series provides free music in the park for adults and children.

Concertgoers should bring their own blankets and chairs. For those bringing a furry friend, the Gurnee Park District asks that dogs be well-behaved and remain on a leash at all times.

Concessions, courtesy of the Exchange Club of Gurnee, are available at the Thursday night concerts.

Proceeds from the concerts go to local nonprofits that work to prevent child abuse and support veterans.

Inclement weather in the forecast? Check the Gurnee Park District’s Rainout Line at https://rainoutline.com/gurneeparkdistrict. Weather-related decisions are made by 2 p.m the day of the concert.